Sergei Korolev (1907-1966) is responsible for the first human in space, but also the sputnik is his creation. Korolev was a Ukrainian-Soviet-Russian physicist and engineer specializing in rocket technology and father of the Soviet space program. Sergei Korolev is the man responsible for the first animal and human space flight. Statue is made of a kind of nylon and very heavy. It stands on a black base with an inscription.